Police seek hit-and-run driver after man standing outside vehicle struck, seriously hurt on Route 3

TYNGSBORO, Mass. — A search is underway for the driver of a box truck who was involved in hit-and-crash on Route 3 in Tyngsboro that left a man with life-threatening injuries on Thursday morning.

Troopers responding to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian on the northbound side of the highway near the New Hampshire line just before 5 a.m. found a 26-year-old man in need of emergency medical treatment, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The victim, a native of Lawrence, was taken to Lowell General Hospital and then flown to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington. There was no immediate word on his condition.

State police said the man was standing outside of his vehicle after being involved in a minor crash when he was struck by the truck.

The truck driver involved in the crash didn’t stop and may have crossed into New Hampshire, state police added. The truck is believed to be white.

Anyone with information is urged to contact state police at 978-475-3800.

An investigation remains ongoing.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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